Studies say serving on a jury makes citizens more politically engaged. But too few Americans are showing up to jury duty when summoned, forcing cases to be drastically delayed. A look at the jury system in America today, and why many say it still needs reform.
Diane invites listeners to join a discussion of what some reviewers called Philip Roth’s most powerful political novel. It presents an alternate world in which Charles Lindbergh defeats FDR in the 1940 presidential election.
- Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- Ron Charles fiction editor at The Washington Post
- James Thurber professor and director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University
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